Three-quarters of Russians have admitted in the pride of his nationality
Moscow. May 4. INTERFAX.RU — the Majority of Russians (67%) are proud of present Russia (55% in 2010), the opposite feelings experienced by 25% of respondents, reported “Interfax” in the “Levada-Center”. Pride in the fact that they are citizens of Russia feel, three quarters (75%) of survey participants, conducted April 21-24 among 1,600 people aged 18 years and older in 137 localities of the 48 regions of the country.
“A significant increase in the proportion of respondents who are proud of the current country, occurred in the “postkrymsky” period 2014-2015.. when this proportion is almost four times exceeded the number of those respondents who are not proud of”, — told in “Levada-Center”.
“Now, despite some decline, the level of pride keeps in General high postkrymsky values. Similar trends have been observed concerning pride in civic identity “I — a citizen of Russia””, — sociologists.
The hierarchy of concepts on the grounds of national pride is very stable and has not changed over recent years.
A list of items that inspires respondents a sense of pride in Russia, headed by natural resources and Russian history (40%) and armed forces (36%).
29% of Russians said the size of the country and Russian culture. Followed by sports achievements (24%), the position of Russia in the international arena (23%); modern achievements of Russian science (14%); citizens (11%).
“It is noteworthy that in 2014 and in the spring of 2015, the army is not among the three “reasons to be proud of”, second sporting achievements, culture and size of the country. However, after the beginning of the Syrian campaign, the pride of Russia to some extent has become synonymous with pride for the armed forces, and this situation largely remains now,” said the sociologists.